March 2020

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Sunday
1

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
2

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
3

Homeschool Day
Spring Is Budding
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Plantsmen's Tour
"Spring Peeks"
Mark Weathington, Director
1:00 pm

Wednesday
4

Green Thumb Gardeners
Cool Season Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
5
Friday
6

Garden Story Walk
10:30 am

Saturday
7

Renewal Pruning Class and Demonstration
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
9:00 am

Sunday
8

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
9

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
Thursday
12

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Gardening with a Bunch of Pricks—Hardy Cactus for North Carolina Gardens"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden
7:30 pm

Friday
13

Photography Walk
"Using Black and White Photography to Emphasize Line and Texture"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:30 am

Saturday
14

Front Yard Foraging
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
9:30 am

Tomato Growing Secrets Revealed
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
1:00 pm

Sunday
15

Y Guides Second Year Event
Full—Waitlist Started

2:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
16

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
17
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Spring Alpines of the Spanish Pyrenees"
Todd Boland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, NARGS Traveling Speaker
10:00 am

Sunday
22

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
23

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Cynthia Sollod, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
10:00 am

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28

What's the Forecast? Understanding Climate Patterns and What They Mean for Our Weather
Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist
9:00 am

Groovy Gardeners
Badge Workshop for Junior Girl Scouts
10:30 am

Sunday
29
Monday
30

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
31
 

 

 

 


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